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Bandanna Land   

 
Majestic Theatre, (2/03/1908 - 4/18/1908)
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Opening Date: Feb 03, 1908    
Closing Date: Apr 18, 1908 Total Performances: 89

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Amos Simmons' home; Off Fellows' Hall; "Bandanna Land"



Production Staff
Produced by F. Ray Comstock
Music by Will Marion Cook; Book by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Lyrics by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Featuring "It's Hard to Love Somebody" by Chris Smith and Cecil Mack; Featuring "Somewhere" by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan; Featuring "Late Hours" by Bert A. Williams and David Kempner; Featuring "Kinky" and "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by Mord Allen; Featuring "When I Was Sweet Sixteen" by J. Leubrie Hill; Orchestra under the direction of Will Marion Cook and James J. Vaughan
Staged by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers; Musical numbers staged by Aida Overton Walker
Scenic Design by Carns, New York; Women's costumes by Pauline Reed; Men's costumes by Richie Harnden Company; Mr. Walker's costumes by Max Marx
Cast
Abbie Mitchell CookMandy Lou
niece of Amos
J. Leubrie HillSandy Turner
chairman of the corporation meeting
Ada RexAngelina Diggs
teacher and president of the R.L.B.H. Society
Alex RogersAmos Simmons
who owns the property that all the fuss is about
Lavinia RogersDoc Foster
the Conjure Man
Jesse A. ShippMose Blackstone
a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.
Henry TroyMr. Collins
Secretary of the Corporation
Fred Lewis
Fountain Lewis' nephew
Aida Overton WalkerDinah Simmons
Amos' daughter
George W. WalkerBud Jenkins
Bon Bon Buddie
Bert A. WilliamsSkunkton Bowser
the missing heir
Mord AllenSi Springer
janitor
Bessie BradyAmelia Green
Dinah's Schoolmate
George CatlinJack Dimery
Uncle Apple Jack
W.H. ChappelleSleepy Jim Harper
Bertha ClarkeCynthia
niece of Amos
Maggie DavisJulia Smothers
Dinah's Schoolmate
Ida DayBabe Brown
Dinah's Schoolmate
Lloyd G. GibbsDeacon Sparks
H. B. GuillaumeDick Beel
on the Board
Charles HallJim Strode
on the Board
Angelo HouslyBill Hayden
on the Board
Matt HouslyNeil Carter
on the Board
Katie JonesBecky White
a kid
James E. LightfootMr. Wilson
large shareholder
Hattie McIntoshSophie Simmons
Amos' wife
Charles H. MoorePete Simmons
Amos' brother
J. Francis MoresDoc Foster
the Conjure Man
Arthur PayneMr. White
on the Board
J. P. ReedMr. Black
on the Board
Sterling RexMr. Jones
large shareholder
L.H. SaulsburyAbe Milum
on the Board
R. Henri StrangeFountain Lewis
owner of the Carrolton Hotel barber shop
G. Henry TapleyMr. Brown
on the Board
James M. ThomasSid Morgan
on the Board
Ada VaughanJim Harper, Jr.
Bessie VaughanSue Higgins
Dinah's Schoolmate
Marguerite WardSis Black
a kid
Frank H. WilliamsMr. Green
on the Board
music by Will Marion Cook; lyrics by Jesse A. Shipp and Alex Rogers
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Corn SongMandy Lou (niece of Amos), Male Quartette and Chorus
Kinky
(lyrics by Mord Allen)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter) and Kinky Girls
'Tain't Gwine to Be No RainAmos Simmons (who owns the property that all the fuss is about) and Male Chorus
ExhortationDeacon Sparks and Male Chorus
Until ThenSkunkton Bowser (the missing heir), Bud Jenkins (Bon Bon Buddie) and Male Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
MinuetMose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)
Red, Red RoseMandy Lou (niece of Amos)
When I Was Sweet Sixteen
(music by J. Leubrie Hill; lyrics by Mord Allen)
Angelina Diggs (teacher and president of the R.L.B.H. Society)
It's Hard to Love Somebody (When Your Somebody Don't Love You)
(music by Chris Smith; lyrics by Cecil Mack)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter)
Just the Same
Somewhere
(music by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan; lyrics by Frank H. Williams and Joe Jordan)
Mr. Collins (Secretary of the Corporation) and Chorus
Late Hours
(music by Bert A. Williams; lyrics by David Kempner)
Mose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)
Bon Bon BuddieBud Jenkins (Bon Bon Buddie)
ACT 3 Sung By
Ethiopia
(music by Al Johns)
Dinah Simmons (Amos' daughter) and Girls
Me to Me Is MeMose Blackstone (a lawyer and founder of the T.S.C.R. Co.)